The Geography of American Poverty: Is There a Need for Place-Based Policies?
Partridge and Rickman explore the wide geographic disparities in poverty across the United States. Their focus on the spatial dimensions of U.S. poverty reveals distinct differences across states, metropolitan areas, and counties and leads them to consider why antipoverty policies have succeeded in some places and failed in others.
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978-0-88099-287-9 (cloth); 978-0-88099-286-2 (pbk) ; 9781429454872 (ebook)
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Regional policy and planning; Urban issues; UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; Income support programs; Low wage labor markets
Partridge, Mark D., and Dan S. Rickman. 2006. The Geography of American Poverty: Is There a Need for Place-Based Policies?. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9781429454872